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US Sanctions Anger Iranian ‘World of Warcraft’ Gamers, US Treasury Department Weighs In | Mother Jones September 5, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Gaming History, Politics.
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For citizens of Iran, brutal American sanctions could mean the end of the world…

…of Warcraft. The Los Angeles Times reports:

Sanctions by the United States, it seems, have hit World of Warcraft.

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Iranian gamers took to the World of Warcraft message board…complaining that they had been shut out of the online game. “Well, as if life of an Iranian couldn’t get worse, the Battle.net became completely inaccessible as of today,” one World of Warcraft fan wrote in frustration.

Another lamented, “Well we had a good run, Goodbye cruel world…”

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